Unnamed Falls・Unnamed tributary・Siouxon Creek・Gifford Pinchot National Forest・Amboy・Washington・USA
This unassuming cascade spills over the Siouxon Creek Trail just before the footbridge near Chinook Creek Falls, about 4 miles from the trailhead. Smooth rocks and a thin film of algae conspire to put less cautious souls on their keister, but the rewards for crossing are great, with several other impressive waterfalls and stiff climbs to Siouxon and Huffman Peaks lying beyond. I've passed this modest little scene many times but have always struggled to capture the gentle and calming essence of it (precarious crossing notwithstanding). On this occasion, though, the canopy of tree cover and partly cloudy skies spotlit the area rather nicely.